Connie Wright runs LAMP! a Leadership and Mentoring Program at Stanford University and is President of Charles River CFO, a women-owned professional services firm that provides technical accounting to companies for strategic transactions and operational outsourced accounting for start-ups and emerging companies. Connie also mentors women executives and entrepreneurs and speaks on the opportunities of gender diversity. Connie is an expert in accounting process improvement, and assists firms in mergers and acquisitions and going public.
Connie began her career as a CPA with Deloitte & Touche and became a senior manager of its audit practice, working with clients in the United States and Germany. While at Deloitte & Touche, she was instrumental in establishing The Resources Connection, a professional services firm. In 1998 she established the firm’s Boston office and serving as the managing director, built its New England practice to more than $10 million in annual sales.
In addition to the board of directors for Center for Women and Enterprise, Connie is on the boards of directors of the Massachusetts Growth Capital Corp and the Boston YWCA. Connie is chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Mentor Program task force. She is a graduate of Stanford University.
Economic independence and financial literacy for women is one of the few places where the concept of trickle down economics works. Helping women become successful entrepreneurs is such a wonderful way for me to give back, and create a lasting impact not only on individual women – but all the lives that they in turn touch.